New World Warblers (Parulidae)

Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) - HBW 15, p. 759

French: Paruline azurée German: Pappelwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita Cerúlea

Taxonomy: Sylvia cerulea A. Wilson, 1810, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Affinities within genus uncertain; has been suggested that D. fusca is its closest relative, on basis mainly of similarities in vocalizations. Has hybridized with Mniotilta varia. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds locally in SE Canada (SE Ontario, extreme S Quebec) S in E USA to N Alabama and Virginia (absent coastal Atlantic and Gulf lowlands). Migrates to W South America from N Colombia and Venezuela S to S Peru and W Bolivia.

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